Wisbech net first friendly triumph

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Wisbech Town CC notched their first friendly win of 2015 over Downham by 72 runs after winning the toss and electing to bat.

Scores: Wisbech Town CC 1st XI 175-9 in 45 overs (Danny Haynes 22, Josh Bowers 52, Gary Freear not out 58; Sam Sharp 3-31); Downham Town 103 for 10 in 33.4 overs (Patrick Yates 36, Tom Tansley 14, Duncan Lanchester 20; Will Gowler 3-18, Paul Edgeller 3-19).

The cricket season begins at March Town Cricket club this Saturday when it’s their turn to host Downham in a friendly at the Avenue. The match is due to start at 1pm.

The Cambs League season starts the following Saturday when the 1st XI under new skipper, Jody Betts, are scheduled to play Ketton.